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CODDENHAM WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2012

The Coddenham War memorial is to be found within the grounds of St Mary's parish church, Coddenham, and is in the form a Celtic ross on a a square, stepped column, the whole made from granite. There are 22 names listed for World War 1 and 6 for World War 2. The memorial cost £137 19s 6d and was created by Army & Navy Auxiliary Cooperative Society Ltd. It was unveiled on 4 April 1920 by Captain The Hon. J St. V Saumarez. Details appear in the East Anglian Daily Times 5 April 1920.

Photographs Copyright © Helen Steed 2012

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND SACRED FOR ALL TIME
TO THE MEMORY OF THE
CODDENHAM MEN
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
FOR THE WORLDS FREEDOM
A.D.1914-1919

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN
THAN THIS. THAT A MAN LAY DOWN
HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

ALLDRED Ephraim
Private 20877, 5th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 25 April 1917. Born Beccles, enlisted Ipswich, resident Sproughton nr. Ipswich. Formerly 35066, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section O. Plot IX. Row A. Grave 1.
BARHAM Albert
Private 1941, 6th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 23 March 1916. Aged 24. Enlisted Ipswich. Son of Walter and Emily Barham, of Pool House, Coddenham. Buried in CODDENHAM CEMETERY, Suffolk.
BARHAM Walter

Private 23893, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 16 September 1916. Aged 20. Aged 19. Born Coddenham. Son of Walter and Emily Barham, of Pool House, Needham Market, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

BARRELL James

Private 17458, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3 October 1915. Aged 19. Born Coddenham, enlisted Ipswich. Son of A. and L. Barrell, of Bridge Farm, Coddenham, Ipswich. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38.

BUTTON Stanley

Private SD/5562, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 11 June 1917. Aged 23. Born Coddenham, enlisted Ipswich. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Button, of Coddenham, Ipswich; husband of Mary May Abbott (formerly Button), of Bridge St., Needham Market, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 20.

FAYERS Alfred William
Able Seaman R/4690, Hood Battalion, Royal naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 January 1918. Aged 28. Son of William and Mary Fayers, of Coddenham, nr. Ipswich; husband of Alice E Fayers, of Theobald's Cottages, Needham Market, Suffolk. Buried in MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 9B.
FENN Frederick George
Gunner 233850, 1st Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 12 June 1917. Aged 36. Born Bramfield, enlisted Coddenham. Husband of Mrs. E. M. Fenn, of Coddenham, Ipswich. Buried in BRIGHTON CITY CEMETERY (BEAR ROAD), Sussex. Plot/Row/Section ZHN. Grave 15.
GILES Charles F

Private 24101, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 22 March 1918. Aged 23. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth J. Giles, of Dunstans Cottage, Coddenham, Ipswich, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

GRIMWOOD Sidney James
Private G/24430, 8th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died at sea 30 December 1917. Born and enlisted Bury St Edmunds, resident Coddenham. No known grave. Commemorated om CHATBY MEMORIAL, Egypt.
HAMMOND Walter Cecil
Private 55588, 1/6th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 8 November 1917. Aged 31. Born Woolpit, enlisted Ipswich, resident Coddenham. Husband of Gertrude M. S. Minns (formerly Hammond), of Lime Kiln, Coddenham, Ipswich. Formerly 27996, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, ST. JEAN-LES-YPRES, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 32.
HARVEY Charles E
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HEARN James R
[Spelt HEARNE on SDGW] Private 5380, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 10 July 1916. Born Coddenham, enlisted Stowmarket. Buried in BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 41.
LUMMIS Eric George Spencer
Lance Corporal 1984, 4th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 27 February 1915. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Ipswich, resident Coddenham. on of Louisa Lummis, of Monk Villa, Coddenham, Ipswich, and the late George Murrell Lummis. Buried in VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURES NO.1 AND NO.2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row D. Grave 13.
LUMMIS Ralph
Second Lieutenant, Lincolnshire Regiment attached 12th/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 26. Son of Louisa Lummis, of Monk Villa, Coddenham, Ipswich, Suffolk, and the late G. M. Lummis. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
MAYHEW Edward
Rifleman B/201758, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) posted to posted to 1st/28th Battalion, London Regiment (Artists' Rifles). Killed in action 5 April 1918. Resident and enlisted Ipswich, born Coddenham. Son of Edward Mayhew of School Lane, Coddenham, Ipswich. Formerly T/4/044831, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in MESNIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 1-3.
OSBORNE Herman Frederick
[Spelt OSBORN on SDGW] Private 200769, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 25. Born coddenham, enlisted Ipswich. Son of the late Henry J. Osborne, of Coddenham, Ipswich. Formerly 2976, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 25.
PAGE Charles H
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READ Edmund S
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SMITH Frederick
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SMYE Arthur John
Private 79138, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London regiment). Killed in action 30 September 1918. Aged 18. Born and resident Coddenham, enlsited Ipswich. Son of George and Elizabeth J. Smye, of Coddenham, Ipswich. Formerly TR/136252, 53rd (Y.S.) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 18.
WASPE Henry James
Private 17475, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 3 October 1915. Born Coddenham, enlisted Ipswich. Father of Mr. O. Waspe, of High St., Coddenham, Ipswich. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 80.
ALSO THOSE WHO FELL
1939-45
ALDRED Frank W
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ALDRED Charles E or S
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FULLER Frederick W
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LAST Edward O
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LOCKWOOD Kenneth W
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WASPE Eric [John]
Listed as ‘Missing’ on memorial. Flight Sergeant 1335368, 635 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 16 June 1944. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Waspe, of Coddenham, Suffolk. No known grave.Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 223.
Also listed in the church on a marble plaque with a classical pediment, columns and base with a coat of arms below the base.
BACON Philip Captain. 17th Century Wars - full transcription required

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